30 January 2015 - 10 May 2015
This in-focus display brings together four rarely-exhibited portraits of Handel and his contemporaries Corelli, Geminiani and Daniel Purcell.
05 February 2015, 19:30 - 21:30
Corpus Christi College Chapel Choir and St. John’s Voices perform a selection of works by Britten and Fauré in the beautiful ‘Actor’s Church’ in the heart of Covent Garden. This recital supports the Foundling Museum’s O’Neil Appeal in securing two iconic works for our Collection.
12 February 2015, 13:00 - 14:00
Recital by violinist Clara Danchin in the Picture Gallery, including works by Debussy, Mozart and Glière
15 February 2015, 15:00 - 16:00
Pianist Catherine Leonard returns to perform Romantic piano classics on the Museum’s beautiful 1923 Broadwood piano
19 February 2015, 10:30 - 11:30
Bach to Baby is an innovative classical concert for babies created by mum and pianist, Miaomiao Yu. Concerts at the Foundling Museum are inspired by Handel and bring classical music to babies and parents. Tickets include free entry to the Museum.
01 March 2015, 14:00 - 15:00
Epstein expert Evelyn Silber explores the extraordinary controversies aroused by the artist’s large-scale public works. Silber’s talk is followed by a performance from Early Music troupe Musicke in the Ayre.
11 March 2015, 18:30 - 21:00
Marking the 330th anniversary of Handel’s birth, The Amadè Players return to the Museum with a programme of celebratory music.
11 March 2015, 12:00 - 12:30
Portraits from the Royal Box Curator, Katharine Hogg, introduces the paintings on display in the First Floor Foyer.
12 March 2015, 13:00 - 14:00
Viola recital by Luba Tunnicliffe including suites by Prokofiev and J.S. Bach and Brahms
15 March 2015, 15:00 - 16:00
Pianist Richard Allum plays his Foundling debut on the Museum’s beautiful 1923 Broadwood piano